New Orleans, LA 70126 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 70126: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
New Orleans, LA 70126

Not Acceptable, USPS
Chef Menteur, LA 70126

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Orleans Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.017, Longitude -90.019
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 666
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 11,837
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,548
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,289

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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New Orleans, LA 70126 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,460
Daytime Population: Workers 7,643
Daytime Population: Residents 18,171
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,814
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 28,046
Population in Familes 23,078
Population in Group Qrtrs 414
Population Density2 2,686
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $27,521
Average Household Income $42,159
Per Capita Income $16,025


Total Housing Units 13,838 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,220 (37.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,266 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,352 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $163,246
Average Home Value $180,086


Total Households 10,486
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 7,225
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.25% 2.03%
Households 2.47% 2.17%
Families 2.15% 1.96%
Median Household Income   -0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.65%

New Orleans, LA 70126 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 70126 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 90th
Population Density # 36 93rd
Diversity Index # 416 17th
Median Household Income # 465 7th
Per Capita Income # 464 7th

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